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of everyone affected by epilepsy

Public affairs

This page is primarily for politicians, researchers and journalists. It is designed to signpost you to key epilepsy information.

Below is a list of resources, publications and contacts that may help inform your work on epilepsy.

If you cannot find what you are looking for, or have a more detailed question regarding epilepsy facts and stats, please contact Stacey Rennard (PR and Campaigns Manager).
Email: srennard@epilepsy.org.uk
Telephone: 0113 210 8800 (UK) or +44 (0)113 210 8800 (international)

Press and media

For media enquiries, and to contact the Epilepsy Action press office, please:


Publications

Recent and relevant publications:

 

 

Past publications:

Consultations

Epilepsy Action responds to relevant public consultations on behalf of our members and other people with epilepsy. To view our submissions, please visit our consultations webpage

Groups in Parliament

  • All-Party Parliamentary Group on Epilepsy (Westminster)
    The secretariat for the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Epilepsy at the UK Parliament is provided by Sharon Wood, Chief Executive of the Joint Epilepsy Council (JEC). To find out more about the work of the APG, including future meeting dates, please contact Sharon by emailing sharon.jec@btconnect.com or calling 01943 871 852 (UK) or +44 (0)1943 871 852 (international).
  • Cross-Party Group for Epilepsy (Holyrood)
    The secretariat for the Cross-Party Group for Epilepsy at the Scottish Parliament is provided by Allana Parker, Communications Manager at Epilepsy Scotland. To find out more about the work of the Cross-Party Group, including future meeting dates, please contact Allana by emailing aparker@epilepsyscotland.org.uk or calling 0141 427 4911 (UK) or +44 (0)141 427 4911 (international).
  • All-Party Group on Epilepsy (Stormont)
    The secretariat for the All-Party Group on Epilepsy in Northern Ireland is provided by Morina Clarke, National Manager for Northern Ireland at Epilepsy Action Northern Ireland. To find out more about the work of the APG, including future meeting dates, please contact Morina by emailing mclarke@epilepsy.org.uk

Parliamentary activity

Below are links to webpages detailing the most recent debates and other activity in the UK parliaments on epilepsy.

Joint Epilepsy Council of the UK and Ireland

Epilepsy Action carries out much of its political work under its membership of the Joint Epilepsy Council of the UK and Ireland (JEC). This is an umbrella group of charities and organisations working around the UK on behalf of people with epilepsy.

The Neurological Alliance

Epilepsy Action is a member of the Neurological Alliance, a coalition of more than 70 national and regional brain and spine organisations working in England.

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